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Pound rallies as Barnier hints at relationship spéciale after Brexit Pound rallies as Barnier hints at relationship spéciale after Brexit
- September 02, 2018

But he said in Berlin earlier that the regional bloc was "prepared to offer a partnership with Britain such as has never been with any other third country". "This includes the no-deal scenario...because at the moment we are not ready to reach an agreement". Brussels has said it will deny London access to Galileo's encrypted signals after Britain's European Union departure next year, citing legal issues about sharing sensitive security information with a non-member state. (more...)
Tehran moves missiles to Iraq Tehran moves missiles to Iraq
- September 02, 2018

US President Donald Trumpwithdrew Washington in May from the landmark Iran nuclear agreement and chose to re-impose unilateral sanctions against Tehran. There was no need for the 2015 agreement between Iran and six world powers to be renegotiated, foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). (more...)
United States military to cancel over $300 million in aid to Pakistan
- September 02, 2018

Pakistan has fought fierce campaigns against some militant Islamist groups that threatened its own security. But US officials accuse Pakistani officials of ignoring or even collaborating with groups that launch operations into Afghanistan from safe havens along the countries' border. (more...)
Syrian migrant subjected to xenophobic attack in Germany Syrian migrant subjected to xenophobic attack in Germany
- September 02, 2018

Minister for Family Affairs Franziska Giffey became the first member of the German cabinet to visit a makeshift memorial to the 35-year-old victim of the stabbing last week. Officials in Saxony have requested help from federal police and are drawing together all available officers to police the weekend protest. Candles and flowers are seen at the scene of the stabbing on Thursday night. (more...)
McCain Honored At Memorial Service In Washington McCain Honored At Memorial Service In Washington
- September 02, 2018

In the leaked off-the-record comments, Trump indicated he would not compromise with Canada in trade negotiations. "My father wasn't an opportunistic man of wealth who sat back while others make their sacrifices", Meghan McCain said Saturday at the cathedral in Northwest Washington , highlighting his service in the Vietnam War and his years as a POW at the Hanoi Hilton. (more...)
Coalition to 'review rules of engagement to ensure mistakes not repeated'
- September 02, 2018

Nearly 10,000 people - two-thirds of them civilians - have been killed and 55,000 others injured in the fighting, according to the United Nations. 56 children were also among the 79 people wounded in the August 9 strike on Saada province, a stronghold of the Iran-backed Houthis bordering Saudi Arabia . (more...)
Obama, Bush mourn former rival McCain at Washington service Obama, Bush mourn former rival McCain at Washington service
- September 02, 2018

The statement continued, "Our family is immensely grateful for the support and kindness of all his caregivers over the past year, and for the continuing outpouring of concern and affection from John's many friends and associates, and the many thousands of people who are keeping him in their prayers. (more...)
Trump, Sessions approved of Putin meeting proposal, former campaign adviser says Trump, Sessions approved of Putin meeting proposal, former campaign adviser says
- September 02, 2018

Papadopoulos misled investigators to save his professional aspirations and preserve a perhaps misguided loyalty to his master", an apparent reference to Trump. That professor, Joseph Mifsud, would later tell him that individuals in Moscow possessed "dirt" on Clinton. He claimed the meeting took place a few days before Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Greece. (more...)
Israeli PM's wife suspected of taking bribes Israeli PM's wife suspected of taking bribes
- September 02, 2018

Netanyahu has already been questioned by police several times over the case, in which police suspect government benefits were granted to Bezeq in exchange for positive couple of the Netanyahu family in the Walla news website, which it then controlled. (more...)
China rejects sanctions call over Uighur China rejects sanctions call over Uighur
- September 02, 2018

The World Uyghur Congress said in its report that detainees are held indefinitely without charge, and forced to shout Communist Party slogans. The Uighurs are a Muslim ethnic minority mostly based in China's far-western region of Xinjiang. (more...)
The leaders of South and North Korea gathered to meet The leaders of South and North Korea gathered to meet
- September 02, 2018

Last week, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said joint military exercises with South Korean forces, suspended for a time as a show of good faith to Mr. (KOREAN) ed: devin "The Blue House proposed Friday morning that we send a presidential envoy to North Korea on September 5th, which the North agreed to". (more...)
New Mexico compound gang arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation New Mexico compound gang arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation
- September 02, 2018

The same charges were also dropped against Siraj Wahhaj and Jany Leveille. In addition to the 11 children, a search of the compound resulted in the discovery of remains of the 3-year-old son of Siraj Ibn Wahhaj. The 11 children found at the compound, reportedly malnourished and poorly cared for, have been in state care since the raid. All five have been put in custody pending a federal hearing on Tuesday. (more...)
Germany to Return Human Remains of Namibian Genocide Victims Germany to Return Human Remains of Namibian Genocide Victims
- September 01, 2018

The skulls are among an estimated 300 taken to Germany after a massacre of indigenous Namibians at the start of the last century during an anti-colonial uprising in what was then called South West Africa, which Berlin ruled from 1884 to 1915. (more...)
German police keep rival protests apart after man is killed German police keep rival protests apart after man is killed
- September 01, 2018

A leaked arrest warrant identifying two migrants charged with the murder of a German man in Chemnitz has raised suspicions that local police are collaborating with far-right sympathisers blamed for the worst neo-Nazi rioting in the country in decades. (more...)
Judge denies Alex Jones effort to dismiss Sandy Hook lawsuit Judge denies Alex Jones effort to dismiss Sandy Hook lawsuit
- September 01, 2018

Lawyers representing Marcel Fontaine in the case called Wednesday night's ruling a loss for Mr. Jones, however, telling The Washington Times that State District Judge Scott Jenkins agreed to let plaintiffs continue pursuing defamation claims against Infowars and its parent company, Free Speech Systems LLC, as well as an Infowars reporter who falsely linked their client to the February 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (more...)
Amsterdam stabbing: Victims are Americans, says United States ambassador to Netherlands Amsterdam stabbing: Victims are Americans, says United States ambassador to Netherlands
- September 01, 2018

The suspected attacker was shot and wounded by police. Police said they had serious but not life-threatening injuries. The motive is unclear and officials say an investigation is under way. " We are seriously taking into account that there was a terrorist motive ", Zuiderhoek said. His identity has not been released, but police say he has a German residency permit. (more...)
AMI's David Pecker Exits Postmedia Board 08/30/2018 AMI's David Pecker Exits Postmedia Board 08/30/2018
- September 01, 2018

But McDougal, who was paid $150,000 for the rights to her story, wasn't the only person with dirt on Trump. What if Pecker left? Last week, The Associated Press reported that the Enquirer even " kept a safe containing documents on hush money payments and other damaging stories it killed as part of its cozy relationship with Donald Trump ". (more...)
Russia's Putin softens pension reforms after outcry Russia's Putin softens pension reforms after outcry
- September 01, 2018

Among other measures, Putin called for raising the retirement age for women to 60 from 55, instead of to 63. The changes are supposed to be raised by one year every year over the course of the next five years. Another proposal is to reduce the employment record needed for early retirement, which is available for certain professions, to 42 years for men and 37 years for women. (more...)
'Beach Body Ready' Sadiq Khan Flies Over London at Pro-Trump Event 'Beach Body Ready' Sadiq Khan Flies Over London at Pro-Trump Event
- September 01, 2018

The balloon, which portrays the mayor sporting a yellow bikini, is backed by a crowdfunded campaign organized after a "Trump Baby" blimp flew over protests during President Donald Trump's visit to London in July, the BBC reports. "I think a certain amount of respect should be afforded to the leader of the free world and the greatest ally the United Kingdom has - the president of America", he said. (more...)
Russia-backed leader of separatist east Ukraine region reportedly killed in blast Russia-backed leader of separatist east Ukraine region reportedly killed in blast
- September 01, 2018

Russian officials have blamed Ukraine for separatist assassinations in the past, with Kiev denying involvement. The Russian-backed separatist forces have suffered numerous assassinations, with the perpetrators usually remaining unclear as speculation swirls about frosty relations between the rebel leaders and their patrons in Moscow. (more...)
Eight injured in German refinery explosion Eight injured in German refinery explosion
- September 01, 2018

The minister said 10 people were injured and 600 police, firefighters and other members of the emergency services were on site dealing with the incident. The Donaukurier local newspaper reported that a number of small explosions were heard after the initial blast, and the sound could be heard several kilometers away. (more...)
Plane skids off runway, leaves at least 18 injured at Sochi airport Plane skids off runway, leaves at least 18 injured at Sochi airport
- September 01, 2018

The health ministry says 18 people were injured in the accident, which occurred about 3 a.m. local time as the Utair-operated Boeing 737 from Moscow, carrying 164 passengers and six crew members, was landing. "Everything happened in a blink of an eye, so, so fast". Reports on state news agency TASS suggested one wing clipped the ground as the plane landed in bad weather. (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan, Iranian FM meet to discuss Syria Turkey's Erdogan, Iranian FM meet to discuss Syria
- September 01, 2018

With expectation growing of an offensive by Tehran ally President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's Idlib province bordering Turkey, Zarif held one hour of talks with Erdogan at his ruling party headquarters in Ankara Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who attended the meeting, said "bilateral ties". (more...)
Russia's Putin offers women a better pensions deal after popularity hit Russia's Putin offers women a better pensions deal after popularity hit
- September 01, 2018

The government is planning to gradually raise the state pension age by five years to 65 for men and by eight years 63 for women, in the first such hike in almost 90 years as the economy struggles amid Western sanctions. Putin said that unlike a decade ago, the country's economy was ready for such reforms, pointing to the lowest unemployment rate since 1991 and increasing life expectancy. (more...)
Trump allows 'targeted relief' for some steel, aluminum tariffs Trump allows 'targeted relief' for some steel, aluminum tariffs
- September 01, 2018

The US president signed proclamations allowing relief from the quotas on steel from South Korea, Brazil and Argentina and on aluminium from Argentina. Back in May, steel stocks surged after Trump reiterated his tough stance on imposing 25% and 10% duties on steel and aluminum imported from China , and expanded the tariff lists to U.S. (more...)

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